David Eto'o

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David Eto'o
Personal information
Full name David Pierre Eto'o Fils
Date of birth (1987-06-13) 13 June 1987 (age 29)
Place of birth Yaoundé, Cameroon
Playing position Striker
Youth career
Kadji Sports Academy
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003–2005 Mallorca
2004 Ciudad de Murcia (loan) 1 (0)
2005 Yverdon-Sport (loan)
2005 Sedan 1 (0)
2005–2006 Champagne Sports 2 (0)
2006 Meyrin
2006 Ponferradina
2007 Créteil 1 (0)
2007 Metalurh Donetsk 0 (0)
2007–2008 Aris Thessaloniki
2007 Ilisiakos (loan)
2008–2009 Reus Deportiu
2009–2010 Kadji Sports Academy
2011 FC Koper
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 1 February 2010.

David Pierre Eto'o (born 13 June 1987) is a Cameroonian professional footballer who last played for the Slovenian team FC Koper in 2011.


Eto'o began his career with the Kadji Sports Academy in Cameroon, before moving to Spain at the age of 16 with RCD Mallorca. At Mallorca he spent loan spells with Ciudad de Murcia and Yverdon-Sport FC, leaving the club in 2005.[1] Short spells at Sedan, FC Champagne Sports, FC Meyrin, SD Ponferradina and US Créteil-Lusitanos followed, before Eto'o signed with Ukrainian side FC Metalurh Donetsk in April 2007.[2][3] He later signed with Greek side Aris Thessaloniki F.C., where he went on to have a loan spell at A.O. Ilisiakos, after his loan spell ended he left Aris FC and moved back to Spain in August 2008 and signed a contract with CF Reus Deportiu.[4] After two years with CF Reus Deportiu[5] left in summer 2009 Spain and signed for his former club Kadji Sports Academy.

Personal life[edit]

He is the younger brother of Samuel Eto'o, while a younger brother Etienne also played for Real Mallorca. His father was also called David.[6]